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Ten killed as bus falls into gorge

PALghar accident

A bus has met with a dreadful accident on Pune-Bengaluru highway on Monday night where 10 people are dead and 30 injured

PALghar accident

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Satara: Ten persons were killed and about 30 injured when a Mumbai-bound private luxury bus turned turtle and fell into a gorge in Khandala taluka of the district, police said today.

The mishap took place last night bus when the went off the road and hurtled down the 20ft gorge. The driver lost control at a steep curve after a container vehicle moving ahead of it rammed a car.

The bus was believed to be carrying tourists from Gujarat and the injured were being treated in hospitals at Khandala and Shirval, officials said.

Nine persons were killed on the spot in a similar accident involving a private vehicle last month.


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